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Williamson, John Lee " Sonny Boy" / Original Sonny Boy Williamson, The
Album:Original Sonny Boy Williamson, The Collection:Blues
Artist:Williamson, John Lee " Sonny Boy" Added:01/2008
Label:Jsp Records 

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Add Date:2008-01-20 Pull Date:2008-03-23 Charts:Blues
Week Ending:23 Mar17 Feb

 Recent Airplay
1.Nov 30, 2019:blues with a feelin
Get Your Head Trimmed Down, When You Feel Down And Out, You Got To Fix It, Suzie-Q
4.Feb 28, 2011:lunch special
Lord, Oh Lord Blues
2.Mar 29, 2014:blues with a feelin'
My Baby I've Been Your Slave
5.Nov 13, 2010:blues with a feelin
Honey Bee Blues
3.Mar 16, 2013:blues with a feelin
My Mind Got Bad, It's All Over, Texas Tommy, When You Feel Down And Out, I'm Wild And Crazy As Can Be
6.Mar 16, 2008:Deep Fried & Sanctified
Deep Down In The Ground

Album Review
The Byrd of Paradise
Reviewed 2008-01-22 
The first "blues harmonica star" 1930s and 40s. Killed in 1948 - inspired every harp player since, especially the "other" Sonny Boy who lived until the early 1960s. Set in small bands, usually no drums, deep playing by everyone. Serious lyrics, very topical for the time. A wonderful look and listen into the "real" blues history with a virtual who's who of sidemen. Even Sonny Boy playing sideman at times. With guitar, mandolin, piano. The "real" Sonny Boy Williamson with the real harmonica blues.

Track Listing
1.I'm Wild And Crazy As Can Be 13.My Mind Got Bad
2.Honey Bee Blues 14.Get Your Head Trimmed Down
3.My Baby I've Been Your Slave 15.Peach Orchard Mama
4.Whiskey Headed Blues 16.Have'nt Seen No Whiskey
5.Lord, Oh Lord Blues 17.Goin' Up The Mountainn
6.You Give An Account 18.You Got To Fix It
7.Shannon Street Blues 19.Number Five Blues
8.You've Been Foolin' Round Town 20.Christmas Morning Blues
9.Deep Down In The Ground 21.Suzie-Q
10.When You Feel Down And Out 22.Blue Bird Blues-Part 2
11.Texas Tommy 23.Little Girl Blues
12.It's All Over 24.Low Down Ways